Spock's Girl (mizcrank) wrote in elections_on_lj,
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Muslim Call to Prayer

In Hamtramck, MI, there was a vote to recall a recent city council decision to allow the Muslim Call to Prayer to be broadcast throughout the city.

The call to prayer dispute arose after the Al-Islah Mosque sought permission from the City Council to follow a Muslim custom of calling out prayer times from a loudspeaker. Council members told the mosque's leaders that the call was fine and the council approved an ordinance regulating times and volume.

In May, organizers of the repeal effort said they hoped it would end the Muslim practice

You can find more info here.


Poll #324320 Muslim Call to Prayer

Repeal the Call to Prayer noise ordinance?

Yes
3(21.4%)
No
11(78.6%)
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